Chocolate Drizzled Cream Puffs


by: Dottie-"Family Plus Food Equals Love"

My recipe this week is a simply light and heavenly pastry called the, “Cream Puff”. What a way to celebrate your Valentine’s Day with your sweetheart, than by eating one of these luscious cream filled pastries, especially drizzled with chocolate. So enjoy with your favorite person and have a “Happy Valentine’s Day“! This recipe came from "Quick Cooking"


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serves: 4-5

1 cup of water

1/2 cup of butter (no substitutes)

1/4 teaspoon of salt

1 cup of unbleached all purpose flour

4 eggs

1 teaspoon of sugar

3 cups of whipped cream (cool whip or homemade)

Melted Chocolate

Nutrition Facts
Chocolate Drizzled Cream Puffs

Servings Per Recipe: 4

Amount per Serving

Calories: 500

  • Total Fat: 37.5 g
  •     Saturated Fat: 22.2 g
  •     Trans Fat: 0.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 258.9 mg
  • Sodium: 419.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 30.9 g
  •     Dietary Fiber: 0.8 g
  •     Sugars: 4.9 g
  • Protein: 10.4 g

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1.  Place butter in a medium saucepan. Add water and salt. Bring to boiling, stirring till butter melts. Add flour all at once, stirring vigorously. Cook and stir till mixture forms a ball that doesn’t separate. Remove from heat; cool 10 minutes. Once cooled add eggs, one at a time, to flour mixture, beating with a wooden spoon after each addition for about 1 minute, or till smooth.

2.  Scoop up some dough with a tablespoon. Use another spoon to push off the dough in a mound onto a lightly greased baking sheet. Leave 3 inches between the puffs for expansion. Bake in a pre-heated 400 F. degree oven for about 30 minutes, or until golden brown. Remove puffs from pan, and cool on a rack.

3.  Slice off the tops (or cut in half). With a fork, gently scrape out any soft, moist dough. Work carefully so that you don’t puncture the crust. After they are filled, you can drizzle melted chocolate on top as well.

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Just perfect for a light dessert! I just added powdered sugar instead of chocolate. Very tasty!